MidAtlantic Farm Credit Hires Crop Insurance Specialist in Maryland

November 25, 2013

MidAtlantic Farm Credit, an agricultural lending cooperative, recently hired Rachel Melvin as a crop insurance specialist. Melvin will be based out of the organization’s office in Denton, Maryland.

In her new role, Melvin will work closely with customers to help them identify risks and prepare for the potential impact they may face when their crops are damaged by weather or other unpredictable circumstances.

Prior to joining MidAtlantic Farm Credit, Melvin worked for the Maryland Department of Agriculture as the executive secretary for the Maryland Agricultural Commission.

MidAtlantic Farm Credit is an agricultural lending cooperative owned by its member-borrowers. It provides farm loans for land, equipment, livestock and production; crop insurance; and rural home mortgages. The co-op has over 10,400 members and approximately $2.1 billion in loans outstanding.

MidAtlantic has branches serving Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia. It is part of the national Farm Credit System, a network of financial cooperatives established in 1916 to provide a dependable source of credit to farmers and rural America.

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